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Re: tn3270, mset and map3270

On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 10:04:27PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

> to remove a feature. So far two use cases have been discussed:
> - use with read-only media lacking a specific terminal definition
> - software that doesn't deal properly with terminal sizes
> The first case is being discussed ($TERMINFO or not) and I would like to
> know if this case actually happens.

It's probably happened to me four or five times while trying to salvage
data from or resuscitate a damaged root filesystem -- often remotely.

Being able to just paste (or even type!) a minimal VT100 entry into
$TERMCAP can save your butt.


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